|Morning Concert: A Visit With Frederic Rzewski|
Charles Amirkhanian and Russ Jennings are joined in the KPFA studio by Frederic Rzewski, an American composer and performer, who has spent much of his adult life living in Rome and Brussels. Rzewski was a founding member of the radical, electronic, music group, Musica Elettronica Viva (MEV), and the composer of a famous set of piano variations based on Sergio Ortega protest song “El Pueblo Undio Jamas Sera Vencido”...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Morning Concert Series; Interview and Music; 20th Century Classical; Frederic Rzewski
|Speaking of Music: Frederic Rzewski|
Charles Amirkhanian interviews one of the most important American composer/performers of the past quarter century, Frederic Rzewski, who has lived in Rome and Brussels during that period. The composer of a famous set of piano variations on Victor Jara's “El Pueblo Unido Jamas Sera Vencido”, Rzewski discusses his recent music and artistic tastes. Rzewski is known for both his remarkable virtuosity as a performer, improviser and composer, and his committed involvement in left politics...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Speaking of Music series; Interview and Music; 20th Century Classical; Frederic Rzewski